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7th Grade English

 

Course Description

 

This course focuses on the important aspects of   grammar and spelling, and written and verbal communication.

 

 Course Outcome

 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

 

  1. recognize correct grammar and usage
  2. demonstrate appropriate word choice
  3. recognize correct sentence structure
  4. use correct capitalization and punctuation
  5. use appropriate organizational skills for writing\revising
  6. recognize and use spelling words correctly

 

 

Required Materials

 

  1. notebook/loose leaf paper
  2. pen\pencil
  3. dictionary
  4. binder with dividers and tabs

 

 

Student Responsibility

 

To accomplish the course outcomes, students are expected to come prepared for discussion of any material covered in class. Students are expected to successfully pass and complete all class work, homework, and regular tests.

 

Grading Policy

 

25% Final Exam (Nine Weeks Test)

 

50% Tests

 

25% Daily

 

   Student’s grade depends upon attendance, participation, and quality work. Along with successful tests and daily work, students are required to write weekly essays in the specific mode of writing.

 

 

Letter Grades

 

 

A   100-90

 

B   89-80

 

C   79-70

 

D   69-65

 

F   Below 65

 

 

Classroom Rules

 

1.      Be Quiet

2.      Be Seated

3.      Be Prepared

4.      Do Not Talk While Teacher\Subsitute talks

5.      Do Not Talk When Intercom Comes On

6.      Raise Your Hand For Attention

7.      Raise Your Hand To Speak

 

Consequences

 

Name on Board: Warning (Student Conference)

One Check: Parent Contact\Student Conference

Two Checks: Parent Contact\Student Conference

Three Checks Parent Contact\Student Conference

Severe Disruption: Immediately sent to office with referral